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Bloom, Sol

Born: 1870 AD
Died: 1949 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Politician

1870 – Born on the 9th of March in Pekin, Illinois. American politician and Representative from New York.

1893 – He was the superintendent of construction of the Midway Plaisance at the World’s Columbian Exposition at Chicago.

1897 – He married Evelyn Hechheimer.

1903 – Moved to New York, where he dabbled in real estate and enlarged his chain of music departments in department stores.

1917 – He was a captain in the New York Naval Reserve.

1923 – Served as Representative from New York.

         – Elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-eighth Congress by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of United States Representative-elect Samuel Marx.

1932 – He was in charge of the George Washington Bicentennial and the U.S. Constitution Sesquicentennial Exposition.

         – Delegate to the convention in San Francisco that established the United Nations.

1939 – He was the director and United States Commissioner, New York World’s Fair.

1940-1947 – Became chairman of House Foreign Affairs Committee.

1949 – Died on March 7th in Washington, D.C.